RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Ian Cole’s goal completed the Carolina Hurricanes’ comeback in a 2-1 overtime win against the New York Rangers in Game 1 of their Stanley Cup second-round series. Rangers goaltender Igor Shesterkin was perfect until Sebastian Aho tied the game with just 2:23 remaining in regulation. Former Ranger Antti Raanta (AN’-tee RAHN’-tah) stopped 27 shots and blanked the Blueshirts after Filip Chytil beat him 7:07 into the game.
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Matthew Tkachuk registered a hat trick in the Calgary Flames’ 9-6 win over the Edmonton Oilers in the opener of the Stanley Cup second-round series. Elias Lindholm and Andrew Mangiapane scored in the game’s opening minute before Brett Ritchie tallied five minutes later. Blake Coleman had two goals in the opening 6:10 of the second period to give Calgary a 5-1 lead, but Edmonton chipped away and tied it on Kailer Yamamoto’s goal early in the third.